FINC Architects were commissioned to provide a scheme for 8 units off Main Road, Woodham Ferrers, Essex. The existing site was a derelict livery stables and steel workshop both of which required significant redevelopment.
All new homes will be two storey with all one storey garage spaces, which is reﬂective of the wider pattern of form in the local area All properties on site will be designed to achieve M 4(2) building regulations standards in order to promote accessibility and adaptability for future residents. Furthermore, The client wants to deliver high quality new homes that provide comfortable and light living environments that enhance the sense of place. A such all new homes site exceed the Nationally Described Space Standards (NDSS).
A strict material pallet of red brick, white render is proposed stone detailing and a variation of roof tiles (concrete clay coloured in tones of red, brown and dark grey). This range of materials has been suggested to reﬂect the adjacent houses and local school. A key feature of the development is the new planting on the strip to create an avenue going towards the main Birket Hall Site and that the hedgerows to the western part of the boundary is retained. The development will result in a net gain in planting on site and net gains in biodiversity quality.
Offering countryside views, this exclusive development enjoys elegant features, opulent finishes and truly enviable surroundings. The high specification will include a fully fitted kitchen with Bosch appliances, white bathroom sanitary ware with contemporary large tiles, carpet & Amtico flooring, cottage style internal door and professionally landscaped gardens.
Every detail of this outstanding collection has been designed to create a feeling of individuality within an idyllic non-estate setting, together with an abundance of desirable surrounding features.
Birkett Hall Gardens has been designed for modern lifestyles with quality and energy efficiency in mind, giving you a home to be proud of.
Area Information - Birkett Hall Gardens is located within the small village of Woodham Ferrers which affords a favoured primary school and public house. St. Mary’s Church, originally built by Robert de Ferrers in the 12th century, is situated at the south end of the village.
Located on the banks of the River Crouch, South Woodham Ferrers affords supermarkets including Sainsburys, a wide variety of shops, leisure centre with swimming pool and both primary and secondary schools.
The city centre of Chelmsford is just under 10 miles away. Major road routes within a short drive are the A130, A12 and A127.
If you are interested in purchasing one of these houses, please visit the following links:
3 Bedroom Semi-Detached – https://www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/122915987#/?channel=RES_NEW
3 Bedroom Detached – https://www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/122915972#/?channel=RES_NEW
4 Bedroom Detached – https://www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/122916014#/?channel=RES_NEW
Existing and Construction (as of May 2022) Photos
Adam Leatherbarrow, who worked on the project, was interviewed by UK Property Forums back in May 2021. To see the article, please click the link below.